Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Emperor’s Ear

by Philip Giraldi, October 22, 2009

"....The murmuring is not about maintaining humility amidst military splendor however. It is rather about global dominance and how to achieve it as taught at America’s leading universities. Yes, the neocons are back.

Actually, the neocons have never left us judging by the coverage they get on the major media and Sunday morning talk shows. If anyone needs to be convinced that the interventionist nation building bad-Muslim-exterminating left essentially converges with the interventionist democracy-building all-Muslim-exterminating right one only has to read the editorial pages of the "moderate" Washington Post and the New York Times, not to mention the hard right National Review, The Weekly Standard, and the Wall Street Journal. And there is plenty of evidence to suggest that the same old crew is continuing to whisper into the Emperor’s ear. On October 12th, on the Wolf Blitzer show on CNN there was an exchange involving the network’s military affairs expert Chris Lawrence with leading neocon apologist Kimberly Kagan which deserves to be quoted in full:

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